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Title Directory of the Amache Relocation Centre
Author Linkey, James G
Date n.d.
Document Type Manuscript; Ephemera
Reference SC 209 Folder 1
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection Name Fujita Family Papers, 1942-1944
Description Directory created by James G. Lindkey detailing the history of the Amache (Grenada) Relocation Centre, and providing a list of residents and employees living there. Photocopy of a book.
Series Description The collection contains a variety of papers from Amache, including publications from the War Relocation Authority (WRA), the Colorado Council of Churches and the Japanese American Citizens' League, programs from school ceremonies, handouts from the WRA regarding camp regulations, camp newsletters, and a community directory. Gift of June Fujita.
Biographical Note / History The Fujita family was evacuated under Executive Order 9066 from their home in Los Angeles to the nearby Santa Anita Assembly Centre, California, in 1942 and later relocated to the Amache Relocation Centre in Prowers County, Colorado, where they spent the duration of World War II.
Theme(s) Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Places Prowers County, Colorado, Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality Japanese
People Linkey, James G
Keywords internment camp, relocation camp, First World WarI, racism, citizenship
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language English; Japanese
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania